John Cabot was famous for
- John Cabot was famous for claiming North America for King Henry VII of England.
- Cabot was born in 1450 and died in 1500 he lived for 50 years
In February,1498,John was given permission to make a new voyage to North America.
He was born in Genoa,Italy. In 1474 John Cabot married a young woman named mattea. He had three sons Ludouico,Sancto,and Sebastiano. Sebastiano followed his father's footsteps to become a explorer.
In early may of 1497,Cabot left Bristol,England,on Matthew, a fast and able ship weighing 50 tons,with a crew of 18. In 1497 Cabot traveled by sea from Bristol to Canada, which he mistook for Asia.